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Meet Tony

Tony is a lifelong community activist and serves as Executive Director of Haitian Community Partners Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit providing wrap-around social services and community activism across Plymouth County.  Tony is formerly a commissioner and chair of the Commission on Diversity for Brockton; he serves on the Cape Verdean Association of Brockton and the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) boards.  He is the First Vice President of Brockton Area NAACP.

Tony committed his life to community service (bringing the church to the community) after the death of Darlene Tiffany Moore in 1988 on Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury. He co-founded CAP (Community Action Patrol) and Boston Communities of Color, in which he received a non-attorney award from the National Lawyers Guild for teaching the legalities of Boston police’s “Stop and Frisk” policy on urban youth.

Tony is serving his third four year term as an elected school committee member for the Southeastern Regional Vocational School Committee, a district encompassing nine (9) communities, representing Brockton, Stoughton, Easton, Foxboro, Sharon, East Bridgewater, Mansfield, Norton, and West Bridgewater.  Having most recently served as their first African-American chair, Tony now chairs the Committee's policy sub-committee.  Tony was the first African-American chair of a Regional School Committee in the Commonwealth.  In December 2021, Tony was appointed to the Governor's Federal Funds Equity and Accountability Panel.  The panel is authorized to track $2.55 billion in spending from the $5.286 billion direct federal aid from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds and to direct funding to communities that were disproportionally impacted by the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic.

Tony is the co-host of StandUP Strong, an opinion political radio show on WVBF, 1530 AM & 99.7 FM, and Executive Producer and Television Host of the NAACP TV Forum, broadcasted on Brockton Community Access, Xfinity Channel 9.  Governor Charlie Baker appointed Tony as a Justice of the Peace in January 2019.

Tony is a retired pastor and Pentecostal Bishop.  He serves as the National Apostolic Leader of Revival Nation Chapels of America, Inc., a church-planting and pastoral training organization.   

Tony's seminary education is from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  Tony is a paralegal with strong expertise in legal and regulatory research, Lean Six Sigma, and holds certifications in housing, immigration law, real estate management, FEMA incident command, and mental health.  Tony resides in Brockton, Massachusetts. 

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